2.8 lakh looted from an employee

Cuttack (Odisha): Miscreants snatched a bag containing Rs 2.80 lakh from a private company employee near busy Arundoya Market in Cuttack on Tuesday.

Police said two employees of the city-based company were carrying the amount after withdrawing it from a nearby branch of a nationalised bank when two unidentified persons coming in a motorcycle intercepted them and decamped with the booty.

"Artratrana Sahu and Ranjit Kumar Sahu were walking back to their office located on the other side of the bank when the incident took place", police said quoting the complainants.